TV icon Mary Tyler Moore died on Wednesday after being hospitalized in Connecticut. She was 80.
“CBS THIS MORNING” CO-HOST GAYLE KING TO ANCHOR
“MARY TYLER MOORE: LOVE IS ALL AROUND,” A NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL ON THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF THE LEGENDARY ACTRESS,
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 9:00-10:00 PM ON CBS
Special to Include Interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Newsmakers and Admirers
CBS THIS MORNING co-host Gayle King will anchor MARY TYLER MOORE: LOVE IS ALL AROUND, a new one-hour, CBS News special honoring the life and legacy of legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore, to be broadcast Thursday, Jan. 26 (9:00 -10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The special will feature original reporting and mine CBS’ vast archives to present the story of the pioneering actress’ life and career. In addition, the special will include interviews with Oprah Winfrey, newsmakers, admirers and others expressing their thoughts about Moore’s profound impact on acting and how women were portrayed in the media, as well as her work outside of entertainment.
Moore, whose iconic CBS comedy series “Mary Tyler Moore Show” (1970-77) forever changed television and how women were presented in the work place, died Tuesday. She was 80.
Moore had a long history with CBS, having starred in such series as “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (1961-66); “The Mary Tyler Moore Hour” (1979); “Mary” (1985-86); and “New York News” (1995).
Susan Zirinsky is the senior executive producer of the special.